Important MCQs for History Bank Clerical Part 1

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Q. A. O. Hume, a retired British civil servant, was accepted as the chief organizer of the Indian National Congress by the leaders of that time. What is the most appropriate reason for this?

(a) To utilize the administrative knowledge of A. O. Hume.

(b) The Indian Leaders had little organizational experience.

(c) To avoid the official hostility at the early stage.

(d) Differences of opinion among the Indian leaders.

Answer: A

Q. Which of the following acts made provisions to grant permission to the Christian Missionaries for the propagation of religion in India?

(a) Pits India Act of 1784

(b) Charter Act of 1813

(c) Charter Act of 1833

(d) Charter Act of 1853

Answer: B

Q. Lord Dalhousie is credited with which of the following development works?

1. Laying of first railway line between Bombay and Thane.

2. Introduction of electric telegraph in India.

3. Setting up a separate public works department for the first time.

Select the correct answer from the code given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(B) 2 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Q. With reference to Haier Ali, consider the following statements:

1. He introduced new system of coinage and new scales of weights and measures in Mysore.

2. He established a modern arsenal in Denial with the help of French experts.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B

Q. For which of the following reasons was Lord Wellesley’s expansion. Policy was stopped by East India Company?

1. Expansion through war was costly and was reducing the profit of company.

2. Napoleon was a major threat in Europe at that time,

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: C

Q. With reference to the land revenue policy British, which of the following statements is/are correct?

1. Land revenue policies made land all over the country saleable and mortgage able.

2. Land revenue was periodically revised in rotary areas but was fixed in permanent Settlement and Mahalwari System.

3. Areas covered by Mahalwari system included North Western provinces. Parts of Punjab and district of Benares.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 3 only

(d) None

Answer: A

Q. Consider the following pairs:

Match List 1 with List 2
Match list 1 with list 2

List - I

List - II

Europeans

Centre of influence in India

1. French

Chanderanagor

2. Portuguese

Goa

3. Danish

Polecat

4. Dutch

Sera pore

Select the correct answer from the code given below.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

Answer: A

Q. With reference to Hunter Commission of 1882-83 consider the following statements:

1. It was appointed to enquire into the state of elementary education throughout the Indian empire.

2. It was appointed to enquire into the general functioning of Indian universities.

3. It proposed separate divisions for literary and vocational education.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 only

(d) 2 and 3 only

Answer: B